DriveWealth strengthens executive team with two key hires

By Emily Bader
Chatham | Sep 9, 2019 at 10:54 am

DriveWealth Holdings Inc., a digital trading technology company based in Chatham, announced Monday it is further strengthening its executive team with the addition of two new hires.

Ryan Burke has been named chief information officer of DriveWealth Technologies, a DriveWealth Holdings subsidiary. Burke has more than 16 years of experience in the equities and capital markets sector.

The company also said Andrew P. Levine will take on the role of chief integration officer. Levine has more than three decades of brokerage and financial technology experience.

“We have been growing our business and partnerships at a rapid pace as we help our partners bring unique investing and wealth management products to investors across the globe. Ryan and Andrew bring outstanding experience, talent and leadership that will help ensure our continued ability to provide unparalleled service and technology to our partners and their end-users,”Robert Cortright, founder and CEO of DriveWealth, said.

Prior to DriveWealth, Burke served as vice president of brokerage and head of operations at Stash Invest. Before that, he held a number of senior roles at Macquarie Securities, most recently as senior vice president in the global chief operating officer’s office and in the Risk Management Group.

“DriveWealth is delivering a modern API driven, cloud-based alternative to legacy brokerage and clearing infrastructure.  It is uniquely positioned to partner with and empower clients to create differentiated investing experiences across the wealth management and self-directed brokerage spectrum globally.  I’m excited to reimagine and reshape brokerage technology for the digital era,” Burke said.

Levin most recently served as a consultant to fintech CEOs. From 2016 to 2018, he was CEO of TraderTools, a fintech firm. Before that, he spent more than two decades at BNY Mellon focused on financial services.

Levine said: “I was thrilled to take on this role at DriveWealth – a high-growth firm at the forefront of powering digital wealth infrastructure. As Chief Integration Officer, I have responsibility for overseeing our partners’ integration and ongoing experience with the firm, building on our relationship management, from onboarding to enhancing and growing our established partnerships,” Levine said.

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